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12-Year-Old Zuriel Oduwole: the Youngest Filmmaker in the World

Sergio | Shadow & Act   in  ·
January 9, 2015

The young woman above is 12 year old Zuriel Oduwole, who lives in California, but was born in Nigeria, and who happens to be, not only a political journalist and interviewer, but is currently the youngest professional working filmmaker in the world today.

She started out 3 years ago, at the age of 9, interviewing presidents and prime ministers in Kenya, Liberia, South Sudan and Jamaica among other countries, and celebrities, such as the Williams sisters. And, on top of that, she is still, to date, the youngest person in the world to be featured in Forbes Africa, was named one of the world’s 100 most powerful individuals by Business Insider magazine, invited to attend the African Union’s 50th anniversary conference, selected as Global Brand Ambassador for Ethiopian Airlines, and Heritage Bank’s Financial Literacy Ambassador in Nigeria.


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